PRETORIA (Reuters) – South African negotiators said on Tuesday the outcome of the Copenhagen climate talks was disappointing and unacceptable, largely due to a flawed process that damaged trust among delegations.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.N. climate talks ended with a bare-minimum agreement on Saturday when delegates “noted” an accord struck by the United States, China and other emerging powers that falls far short of the conference’s original goals.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – European leaders discussed ways of deepening their 2020 emissions cuts targets to help reach a deal in the final day of climate talks in Copenhagen, but concluded they should not move further alone.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The United States tried to break a deadlock in UN climate talks on Thursday with a pledge to help mobilize $100 billion a year by 2020 to assist poor nations, but pointedly warned China it must accept tough requirements.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Hosts Denmark dropped plans on Thursday to propose new draft texts to try to break deadlock at a U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen after opposition from many developing nations.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Failure to reach agreement with China over greenhouse gas emissions transparency could be a dealbreaker for the United States at UN climate talks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday.
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday U.S. pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions were insufficient and warned that talks at the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen could fail.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen will replace Danish minister Connie Hedegaard as president of the U.N. climate talks for a final summit session, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The Kyoto Protocol which binds nearly 40 rich nations to limit carbon emissions is in “intensive care” and global negotiations to extend the pact have stalled, India’s environment minister said on Wednesday.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – U.S. greenhouse gas emissions targets pledged ahead of United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen have “protectionist aspects,” Germany’s environment minister said on Tuesday.